With just days to the 2019 general elections, Rt. Hon Bethel Nnaemeka Amadi, a chieftain of the PDP, former member of the House of Representatives and President of African Parliament reportedly died Sunday evening in an disclosed hospital in London, England.
The health of the three-term House of Representatives member for Mbaitoli/Ikeduru constituency had been deteriorating in recent times as a result of a stroke he had suffered which had kept him bedridden for several months.
A close family member, who confirmed the death of the 55-year-old former Chief Whip of the Federal House of Representatives, said that he died in London where he has been treated.
Amadi was born on 25 April 1964 to parents from Imo State.[ He went to the University of Jos where he obtained a bachelor’s degree in Law with Honors. He was called to the bar in 1986. In the early 1990s Amadi worked in the oil business in Nigeria and together with others he founded a law firm.
Between 2012 and 2015 he served as President of the Pan-African Parliament. On 27 May 2015 his successor Roger Nkodo Dang was elected